NPR's Book of the Day

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In need of a good read? Or just want to keep up with the books everyone's talking about? NPR's Book of the Day gives you today's very best writing in a snackable, skimmable, pocket-sized podcast. Whether you're looking to engage with the big questions of our times – or temporarily escape from them – we've got an author who will speak to you, all genres, mood and writing styles included. Catch today's great books in 15 minutes or less.

  • 17 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'Sociopath' is a memoir about how to live with – and treat – the social disorder

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    7 minutes 47 seconds
  • 16 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'Memory Piece' follows female friendships over several decades

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    10 minutes 22 seconds
  • 15 April 2024, 7:00 am

    In 'We Loved It All,' Lydia Millet dives into nonfiction

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    7 minutes 52 seconds
  • 12 April 2024, 7:00 am

    Two books offer lessons on love and acceptance for young readers

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    15 minutes 49 seconds
  • 11 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'All The World Beside' explores a queer relationship in a 1700s Puritan community

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    8 minutes 47 seconds
  • 10 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'Wild Kingdom' co-host Rae Wynn-Grant found nature on TV

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    7 minutes 55 seconds
  • 9 April 2024, 7:00 am

    Amor Towles revisits an old protagonist in 'Table for Two'

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    9 minutes 34 seconds
  • 8 April 2024, 7:00 am

    Hanif Abdurraqib's new book ponders LeBron James, growing up and going home

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    14 minutes 32 seconds
  • 5 April 2024, 7:00 am

    Two picture books use vivid colors to convey messages of joy and unity

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    18 minutes 25 seconds
  • 4 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'Grief Is for People' is Sloane Crosley's memoir about losing a close friend

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    9 minutes 33 seconds
  • 3 April 2024, 7:00 am

    'Wuhan' analyzes China's management and response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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    10 minutes 23 seconds
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